Americans Will Pay 17 Percent More for July 4 Cookout: Farm Bureau
U.S. consumers can expect to pay 17 percent more to eat on Independence Day in 2022, according to a new report from the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
The annual study confirmed that the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people would total $69.68, an increase of $10 from 2021.
The authors of the study assessed many of Americans’ favorite cookout foods. They found that the price for two pounds of ground beef surged 36 percent to $11.12, two pounds of boneless and skinless chicken breasts jumped 33 percent to...